Political party: Republican
Occupation: Visiting professor of law, Chapman University School of Law
Age: 57, born in Chicago
City of residence: Irvine
Personal: wife Susanne, no children
Education: B.A., M.A., PhD. degrees in economics, University of Chicago. Law degree, Harvard Law School.
Career highlights: Professor, Stanford Law School, 1983-88. U.S. House of Representatives, 1989-93 and 1995-2001. State Senate, 1993-95. Dean, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, 2002 through mid-2008, with one leave of absence; California state director of finance, part of 2004 and 2005.
Platform: Curb federal spending and reduce federal deficit. Tort reform to lower medical costs. Preserve system of private medical care. Build fence or other physical barrier along entire border with Mexico, deploy National Guard to prevent illegal crossings. Opposes amnesty for illegal immigrants and supports tougher enforcement on employers who hire them. Supports government adoption of new renewable energy technology and lowering business taxes while taxing carbon emissions.
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